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Cristiano Ronaldo will leave with only few players to Lisbon

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Cristiano Ronaldo will leave with only few players to Lisbon. After Portugal’s elimination from the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly not going to travel back to Lisbon with the rest of the team. In reality, 10 stars will stay in Qatar overall. On Saturday, December 10, Morocco defeated Fernando Santos’ squad 1-0 in the quarterfinals to end their chances of winning the competition. Ronaldo was only used as a substitute during the game.

In the 51st minute, he entered the game with his side down. Members of the Portuguese team will head back to Lisbon after they leave. Only 14 players will travel, though. Along with Cristiano Ronaldo, other players that will remain in the Middle East include Bruno Fernandes, Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Ruben Neves, Raphael Guerreiro,  Diogo Dalot, Rafael Leao, Rui Patricio, and Matheus Nunes.

Nuno Mendes and Danilo Pereira have already left the camp due to their injuries. Consequently, only 14 players will travel back home following a crushing loss to the Atlas Lions. Ronaldo’s performance in Qatar was far from stellar. His career got off to a promising start as he converted a penalty against Ghana to become the first player to score in five distinct tournament iterations. But that was his final goal of the competition. Additionally, Ronaldo missed Portugal’s two knockout games. While Santos’ strategies against Switzerland were successful, they failed against Morocco due to a mistake by Diogo Costa.

Following Portugal’s elimination from the FIFA World Cup 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo posted a touching statement on social media. He may have announced his retirement from international football, but his message is pretty vague. He sent a long reply, part of which read: “Sadly, the dream was lost yesterday. Reacting to heat is not worth it. I just want everyone to know that despite all the talk, speculation, and writing, my commitment to Portugal hasn’t wavered in the slightest. I have always spoken up for the common good and have never abandoned my nation or my coworkers.”

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Salman Shaikh
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